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Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

South Florida summers are made for reading. With the scorching heat and humidity outside, it’s the perfect time to find […]

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

Study finds small businesses employ most workers in Miami-Dade County

More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

Stream in a tropical forest.

What happens to streams when the earth gets warmer?

If the Earth warms up by 1 degree Celsius, freshwater streams could feel the effects. Streams play a key role […]

NTSB releases preliminary report on 8th Street bridge accident

NTSB releases preliminary report on 8th Street bridge accident

A construction crew was working on re-tensioning one of the diagonal members connecting the canopy and the deck at the […]

From homelessness to independence: how 50 mattresses changed 50 lives

From homelessness to independence: how 50 mattresses changed 50 lives

The statistics are startling. In Miami-Dade County alone, more than 4,000 children are living in shelters, on the street, in […]

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

Supporting economic development, women’s empowerment in India

IBHS student Cindy Makita and local women They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and […]

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

As a little girl in West Bengal, India, Tiyash Parira would sit at night and watch the stars and dream […]

Dennis Lehane sits down with Les Standiford to talk about his career and time at FIU at the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction.

Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it

Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

FIUnity reviving gospel music in the community Smiling men and women of diverse races, ages and sizes fill the stage […]

FIU Emeritus Professor Walter Goldberg and his wife, Rosalie's gift has led to the establishment of a professorship of tropical ecology in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.

Florida couple establishes professorship for tropical ecology

A professorship of tropical ecology has been established in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education at FIU thanks to […]

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A researcher swims near a whale shark off the coast of Nosy Be island near Madagascar. Courtesy Simon J. Pierce.

To save whale sharks, first we track their young

An international team of researchers have for the first time uncovered the migration routes for whale sharks around Madagascar. Surprisingly, […]

Samuel De La Torre, protection & control engineer at Florida Power & Light (FPL).

Got my first job! Working for Florida Power & Light

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

By Eduardo Merille

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announce $1.5 million gift to Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announced a $1.5 million gift to create an endowed chair in FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College […]